A man shovels coal into a tray next to an oven he uses to heat his home in the village of Heqiaoxiang in northern China’s Hebei province. Photo: Reuters A man shovels coal into a tray next to an oven he uses to heat his home in the village of Heqiaoxiang in northern China’s Hebei province. Photo: Reuters
A man shovels coal into a tray next to an oven he uses to heat his home in the village of Heqiaoxiang in northern China’s Hebei province. Photo: Reuters
China pollution

Can China switch 70 per cent of northern cities to clean heating by 2021 in bid to tackle pollution?

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A man shovels coal into a tray next to an oven he uses to heat his home in the village of Heqiaoxiang in northern China’s Hebei province. Photo: Reuters A man shovels coal into a tray next to an oven he uses to heat his home in the village of Heqiaoxiang in northern China’s Hebei province. Photo: Reuters
A man shovels coal into a tray next to an oven he uses to heat his home in the village of Heqiaoxiang in northern China’s Hebei province. Photo: Reuters
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